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Hac 07

The 2007 Haskell Hackathon, Hac 07

Oxford, Jan 10-12, 2007

Following the success of the GHC Hackathon at ICFP, we are pleased to announce that the inaugural Haskell Hackathon! The event will be held over 3 days, January 10-12 2007, at the Oxford University Computing Laboratory, in the UK.


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The plan is to hack on Haskell

infrastructure, tools, libraries and compilers. To attend please register, and get ready to hack those lambdas!

Contents

1 Registration

If you will be attending add your name to the Registration page. Numbers may be limited, depending on availablity of space.

2 When

10-12 January, 2007

from 10am until the code stops typechecking

3 Where

Oxford University Computing Laboratory, UK

4 Accomodation

5 Getting there

5.1 Oxford University Computing Laboratory

5.2 Oxford

5.3 Flying

  • London Heathrow (LHR) is the best airport.

6 What to bring

  • Yourself
  • Laptop, wireless card, ethernet cable
  • Typechecker
  • Lambdas
  • Brain snacks

7 Before you arrive

8 What we will bring

  • Wireless net access
  • Wired net access
  • Room to hack
  • Power points

9 What to hack on

  • porting libraries
  • new library/tool releases
  • compiler ports: want to get YHC running on your favourite machine?
  • new tools
  • infrastructure hacking: cabal, hackage
  • documentation
  • tutorials
  • bug squashing
  • feature implementations (walk the Trac list)

Scheduling is flexible, feel free to drop in any time during the 3 days.

10 Food

Arranged locally.

11 Key Dates

         January 2007
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        1  2  3  4  5   6
     7  8  9[10 11 12] 13 
    14 15 16 17 18 19  20
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  • HaC07 Oxford January 10-12, 2007

Related events:

  • PADL, Nice/France, January 14-15 2007
  • DAMP, Nice/France, January 16
  • TLDI, Nice/France, January 16
  • POPL, Nice/France, January 17-19 2007

12 Organisers